Loughview Medical are currently taking bookings for Covid Spring booster clinics for our patients aged 75 and over. We will be running a selection of afternoon and evening clinics. Initially patients will be notified by SMS text message so please ensure we have up to date contact numbers.
Please phone 02842738532 to book your appointment. Appointments should be a minimum of 3 months and ideally no more than 6 months from date of previous booster dose.
Before attending for vaccination please read the following:
Covid-19 (Moderna) Booster Vaccinations
On the day patient will be asked:
Are you feeling well today?
Any high temperatures?
Any antibiotics in the last week?
Have you tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 28 days?
Are you allergic to anything? IF YES - Do you carry an Epi-Pen?
Do you have any allergies to toiletries, hair products, etc? (? PEG allergy)
Are you immunosuppressed, or due to start immunosuppressive or acute steroid treatment?
When was your last Covid-19 vaccine? Booster cannot be given if less than 3 months
Have you had a Shingles vaccine in the last week?
Have you any bleeding disorders?
Are you taking any blood thinners such as Aspirin or Warfarin?
If YES – ask about thrombocytopenia (low platelet count)
Do you consent to have the Covid-19 vaccination today?